We’re hoping to raise $15,000 by September 30, 2021

Save the dates: Virtual Connections Conference 2021 – October 27 -30

Details will be trickling in over the next few months including how to register. For now, please just save those dates and make sure you’re signed up for our mailing list and connected via Social Media.

Special opportunity to help FARM and see John McCutcheon’s “Bucket List” Album Release concert.

30% of all tickets purchase through THIS LINK
or button below go to FARM

News and Updates

Raffle Prizes Announced

Raffle Prizes Announced

We're super excited to announce the first batch of raffle prizes! "What raffle prizes?", you may be asking. Well, everyone who donates any amount toward our BIG FUNDRAISER is entered into a monthly drawing for a chance to win valuable gifts. Like this sweet Farida...

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John McCutcheon Concert

John McCutcheon Concert

Watch the fabulous John McCutcheon in Concert! We're partnering with the wonderful concert streaming platform, Mandolin (designed, developed and delivered right here in the Midwest) and the one and only John McCutcheon (who not only delivered our Keynote for last...

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Let the FUNdraiser Begin!

Let the FUNdraiser Begin!

You've told us time and time again how much you value all the great work FARM has been doing to keep us educated, connected, and engaged this past 14 months. We are so often asked, "How can we help?" Well, FARM is officially launching a fundraising campaign with an...

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Showcases Every Night

FARM offers a variety of showcase opportunities from the Official juried showcases to late night Private Showcasing, Midwest Radio Presents, Open Mics & our popular Performance Lane.

Keynote Address

Our Keynote Address this year will be delivered by the incomparable, Reverend Robert Jones, Sr. Robert is an inspirational singer, songwriter, storyteller and self-taught award-winning multi-instrumentalist.

Workshops & Panels

Join us for a diverse line-up of workshops and panels, on topics that address the changing face of the independent music business, as well as performance and instrument techniques.


From impromptu conversations in the hall or elevator, to late night jamming and song swaps and chats over a meal, it’s all about making connections!

FARM Mission Statement

Folk Alliance Region Midwest (FARM) is a regional chapter of Folk Alliance International (FAI). Our purposes are to promote traditional, contemporary and multi-cultural folk music and dance and related performing arts in our region, hold an annual regional conference, represent the interests of our members to FAI and carry out such other projects as are of benefit to FAI members in the Midwest.

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